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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Driver assaulted after Cass County crash

On 8/17/16 around 5:40pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with the Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle accident were the driver was assaulted by a unknown driver who fled the scene.

The accident occurred on Southbound I-49 around 155th Street when the 2009 Western Star Semi driven by 68 year old Robert L. Becker of Harrisonville, Missouri was attempting to change lanes when it struck the drivers side of a unknown black SUV.

The driver of SUV got out of his vehicle and assaulted Mr. Becker before returning to his vehicle and fleeing from the scene before police could arrive.

Mr. Becker sustained minor injuries in this accident and he was transported by South Metro Fire to Cass Regional Medical Center for treatment.

If you have any information on the subject that left the scene of the accident please contact the Cass County Sheriffs (816) 380-5200.

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